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Meaning of yohimbine

yo•him•bine

Pronunciation: (yō-him'bēn), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an alkaloid, CHNO, extracted from the bark of Corynanthe johimbe or Rauwolfia serpentina, used as a selective alpha-adrenergic receptor antagonist: purported to have aphrodisiac properties.
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